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Author Blume, Steven Warren.

Title Electric power system basics : for the nonelectrical professional / Steven W. Blume
Edition Second edition
Published Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ; Piscataway, NJ : IEEE Press, [2017]
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Series IEEE Press series on power engineering
IEEE Press series on power engineering.
Contents Ch. 5. Distribution -- Chapter objectives -- Distribution systems -- Transformer connections (optional supplementary reading) -- Fuses and cutouts -- Riser of dip pole -- Underground service -- ch. 6. Consumption -- Chapter objectives -- Electrical energy consumption -- Power system efficiency -- Power factor -- Supply and demand -- Demand-side management -- Metering -- Performance-based rates -- Service-entrance equipment -- ch. 7. System protection -- Chapter objectives -- Two types of protection -- System-protection equipment and concepts -- Distribution protection -- Transmission protection -- Substation protection -- Generator protection -- Generator synchronization -- Overall transmission protection
Ch. 8. Interconnected power systems -- Chapter objectives -- Interconnected power systems -- The North American power grids -- Regulatory environment -- Interchange scheduling -- Interconnected system operations -- system demand and generator loading -- Reliable grid operations -- ch. 9. System control centers and telecommunications -- Chapter objectives -- Electric system control centers -- Supervisory control and data acquisitions (SCADA) -- Energy management systems -- Telecommunications -- ch. 10. Personal protection (safety) -- Chapter objectives -- Electrical safety -- Personal protection -- Appendix -- Appendix A : The derivation of root mean squared -- Appendix B : Graphical power factor analysis -- Index
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- ch. 1. System overview, terminology, and basic concepts -- Chapter objectives -- History of electric power -- System overview -- Terminology and basic concepts -- ch. 2. Generation -- Chapter objectives -- AC voltage generation -- The three-phase ac generator -- Real-time generation -- Generator connections -- Wye and delta stator connections -- Power plants and prime movers -- ch. 3. Transmission lines -- Chapter objectives -- Transmission lines -- Conductors -- Transmission line design parameters (optional supplementary reading) -- Underground transmission (optional supplementary reading) -- DC transmission systems (optional supplementary reading) -- ch. 4. Substations -- Chapter objectives -- Substation equipment -- Transformers -- Regulators -- Circuit breakers -- Reclosers -- Disconnect switches -- Lightning arresters -- Electrical bus -- Capacitor banks -- Reactors -- Static VAR compensators -- Control buildings -- Preventative maintenance
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Met index
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Subject Electric power systems.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0470185805 (electronic bk.)
0470185813 (electronic bk.)
1119180201 (electronic bk.)
9780470185803 (electronic bk.)
9780470185810 (electronic bk.)
9781119180203 (electronic bk.)
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